Earliest record: -2200
Last record: -1780

Language family: Semitic

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-2200-2100Settled in [1]
-2200-2000Settled in [1]
-2200-1900Located in [1]
-2200-1900Settled in [1]
-1940-1780Located in [2]

Location Info

  1. Along Lebanon Mtns Lebanon & Israel.
  2. C & S Mesopotamia
  3. Area betw Euphrates and Orontes RR, Syria.
  4. NW Syria
  5. AM (that part called Cappadocia in Hellenistic times).


  1. Ethnic Movements. 1979. pp. 54, No. 3. In Barraclough, Geoffrey, (ed.). Times Atlas of World History. Time Books Limited, London. 360 pp.
  2. Lewy, Hildegard. 1965. Anatolia in the Old Assyrian period. pp. 1-29. In Edwards, I.E.S., C.J. Gadd, and N.G.L. Hammond (eds.). The Cambridge Ancient History. Volume 1, Chapter 24 (7-10). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.